JUST IN: Defence Chief Confirms Arrest of Suspects Linked to Owo Church Massacre
By Ozumi Abdul
Two months after a terror attack on the Saint Francis Catholic Church in Owo, Ondo State, the suspects linked to the the attack have been arrested.
This was disclosed by the Chief of Defence Staff, General Leo Irabor on Tuesday in Abuja during a parley with executives and editors of media organisations in Nigeria.
General Irabor said the attackers were arrested during joint operations involving the Armed Forces, the Department of Security Services (DSS) and the Police.
About 40 people were killed when the gunmen stormed the church on June 5, opened fire on the congregation, and also detonated explosives as the worshippers scampered for safety.